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Friday, 24 September 2010

Creating Vintage Charm Launch Party and Giveaway

Creating Vintage Charm Launch Party and Giveaway says:

*post your favorite Vintage Charming photos and maybe tell us about what inspires you most to create or decorate in Vintage style. Is it a specific childhood memory, a relative, their home or clothing, jewelry!! I do hope to see a lot of beautiful images!!!! Who knows... I may want to feature you in a future issue of Creating Vintage Charm!!!! On the day of the party we will all meet here and spend the weekend blog hopping and get a peak inside everyone's Vintage Charm inspirations!!*


Issue No.1 Sept 2010  well this sounded like too much fun , so i've joined the party !  i think, for me, it's just the romantic i am that loves creative expression.  i love beauty.  love to surround myself with beauty.  live with beauty.  and finding them as treasures discarded by others allows me to rethink, reclaim and repurpose as my inspiring friend Shannon Hopkins says and does with her Sweet Notions
it's a conscious choice to enjoy beauty without giving in to the consumerism of our culture ... 

thanx for the invite and the party!  EnJoy my PINK vintage teacups! courtesy of Paula of Paula's Palace ! please join us at the cafe table ~ click 'follow' then 'have a cup on me' for your own blog sidebar !  hoping  you enjoy the conversation, warm hospitality and come back soon for more Faith Hope & Cherrytea!  Thanks for stopping in ...

my nana was the first to instill a love of fine china when she gave me an 'old country roses' teacup while i was yet a child.  my mother received many more pieces, adding to her set.  my bliss through the years was to create the china cabinet vignettes of these treasures.  now mom's residing in a pch, offering me the blessed honour of enjoying the memories while gracing my table with this lovely family favourite...  i hope you will enjoy the richness of this beauty with me!



22 comments:

The Shanty Girl said...

Hello, just stopping by to view "your vintage charm". The country roses pattern has always been a favorite of mine, how special it is to have items passed down to us! Things we can cherish, I enjoyed looking, Thanks for sharing!

Francie of The Scented Cottage said...

Thanks for sharing, I love this pattern too because it has yellow roses, one of my favorites.
(())
Francie

Adeline Country Cottage said...

Hello,

Beautiful story about your family, love your dinner set....truley a beautiful design.

xxx
Kirstie.

tales from an oc cottage said...

A cottage is not a cottage without Old Country Roses!

m ^..^

loveandlilac said...

Royal Albert is so pretty. Doesn't tea taste better out of proper china?
Cheers!

Louise x

Maryjane-The Beehive Cottage said...

Love your "Vintage Charm" and china set!

~Maryjane

Faith Hope Cherrytea ~ said...

i really want to get a warm THANK YOU in to each and every one who has visited & chatted here ~
i am so blessed to have your time & responses as well as the beauty i've discovered at your sites! entirely inspiring & inspiriting!
MANY THANKS !
tea is always on & you are always welcome !

Kay-The Rustic Cottage said...

Thanks for visiting my blog and inviting me to tea. I love your story, the teacups and Royal Albert - it is one of my favorite patterns. My oldest daughter bought a cup & saucer for her and one for me in that pattern so we have matching sets for tea.

Hugs,
Kay

Brenda ~ Shabby Cats and Roses said...

Hi :) Thanks for stopping by :) I have a few Royal Albert teacups; love the ones with the pretty pink roses. Most of my...well, okay...ALL of my teacups I collect have pink roses, lol :) I'm a pink lovin' gal thru and thru.

Warmest, Brenda

Faith Hope Cherrytea ~ said...

how thoughtful!
now who gets to choose where & which tea to enjoy?
hoping you have MUCH fun together! :)

Faith Hope Cherrytea ~ said...

for Brenda -
this just focused on illustrating the meaningful special family story behind the collection ~
i have another 2 armoires filled with pink roses and gorgeous purple violets - my personal fave!
but no camera to capture them right now!
asking for one for my birthday for sure :)
so maybe nxt time you'll see some of your faves in the spotlight! thx for stopping in ~ did you manage to 'follow' and grab one of my PINK teacups for your sidebar? ...

Tallulah's Antique Closet said...

I luv the china with all the pretty roses. Thank You for stopping by today. Have a good day....Julian

Brynwood Needleworks said...

How beautiful! My mum has this same china set and loves it.

Thanks for leaving a comment on my blog and entering my giveaway. I'm following you now, too, so I can get to know a fellow Sister in the Bloggerette Sorority better. Good luck in the drawings!
xoxo
Donna

Faith Hope Cherrytea ~ said...

Thank you, Julian, for visit and chat !

and

Donna, thx! loving that you chose to 'follow' and stayed to visit ! ... and thrilled to have such a giveaway to enter :))

Couture de Papier said...

Thank you for sharing your darling Vintage Charm treasures.
http://vintagechicbride.blogspot.com

Jane said...

Beautiful set of china. I think your nana would be pleased to know that the first piece of china she gave you has inspired you ever since.
Jane

Faith Hope Cherrytea ~ said...

dear Jane ~ what a lovely thought you've shared!
i'm sure of it. and to think we all have those opps for influence !

and Couture de Papier ~ just love saying your name :) my high school french in action! glad to have you at the table :)

thx both of you for stopping in & chatting :)
God bless!

Heidi Meyer said...

One of my very best friends gave me a tea cup with the same pattern ~ she was also the same person who introduced me to loose tea. Thank you for sharing ~ and reminding me of a sweet person in my life!

Faith Hope Cherrytea ~ said...

thanks for sharing that, Heidi - glad for something so positive - especially loose tea!...
smiling as i key this in :))

Cabin and Cottage said...

I have always enjoyed the exuberance of this china pattern! Lovely post!

Roselle said...

Such pretty cups!!! Thanks for visiting my blog and commenting on my vintage charm! Such fun!

Oh and you WON MY GIVEAWAY. Please email me (oceanbreezes64@aol.com) and send me your addy so I can get it out to you!
Roselle

Faith Hope Cherrytea ~ said...

dear Roselle! you couldn't have made me happier! what a LoVeLy note to receive upon waking today ~ THANK YOU ! for visiting & generosity ~ you are a gift! :)

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